multipolarity

{ multipolarity }   During recent decades, terms meaning ‘living well’ or in Quechua: ‘sumaq kawsay’ have become the conceptual centrepieces of ascendant Indigenous social movements, and have encouraged a Latin American…

reminiscence

{ reminiscence }   “A people which is cut off from its own past is far less free to choose and to act as a people than one which has been able…

consciousness

{ critical consciousness }   In The Prison Notebooks, Antonio Gramsci highlights to his readers that “the starting-point of critical elaboration is the consciousness of what one really is, and is ‘knowing…

langeweile

{ Langeweile }   The German word for boredom, Langeweile, could be literally translated to ‘long while’, connoting that we perceive time to be passing more slowly when we are bored. The…

in-between

{ In-between }   adjective 1. situated somewhere between two extremes or categories; intermediate. "I am not unconscious, but in some in-between state" noun 2. an intermediate thing. "successes, failures and in-betweens"…

lo telúrico

{ Lo Telúrico }   Telluric: of the earth, of the soil. The landscape in which I grew up and the experience of transiting it for extended periods of time are constantly…

positionality

{ positionality }   How to avoid reinforcing colonial and oppressive practices while taking a stance in a situation of injustice? Who has the right to speak? Positionality is the nature of…

subversion

{ subversion }   Beside the use of the scissor lift as prosthesis of preservation, the act of going up and looking down through the oculus aims at a symbolic subversion of…

residency

{ artist-in-residence }   Artist-in-residence is referring to when someone is working in a creative area through a residency program usually in another city or country for a limited period of time.…

critical preservation

{ critical preservation }   The 1964 Venice Charter, setting guidelines for the conservation and restoration of monuments states that ‘replacements of missing parts must integrate harmoniously with the whole, but at…